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KQV Global Press Conference
Pakistan: A Tough Country in a Tough Neighborhood

August 23, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature John Allison, Sunday Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Arshad Dogar, staff reporter in Lahore for The News International. They will discuss "Pakistan: A Tough Country in a Tough Neighborhood” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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KQV Global Press Conference
Pakistan: A Tough Country in a Tough Neighborhood

August 24, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature John Allison, Sunday Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Arshad Dogar, staff reporter in Lahore for The News International. They will discuss "Pakistan: A Tough Country in a Tough Neighborhood” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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Engaging Iran: A New Way Forward?

September 9, 2014

What is the end game and how will the P5 + 1 and Iran finally achieve what has eluded the global community for so long? Join two of the country’s preeminent foreign policy experts — who both serve as advisory members of  The Iran Project — for an analysis of one of the most significant geopolitical challenges of the 21st century.

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Special Screening and Panel Discussion  Girl Rising
Breaking Barriers:
Educate a Girl and Change the World

Special Screening of Girl Rising and Panel Discussion

March 12, 2013

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Bricolage,  937 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh

There is overwhelming interest in this event! We have reached capacity and started a waiting list.  If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email Andrea Solomon at andrea@worldpittsburgh.org.  We will contact you as seats become available.

Join Bricolage, the World Affairs Council, and the YWCA for an evening of film and discussion about the challenges girls around the world face as they strive to be educated.

Opening in theaters on March 7, the release of “Girl Rising” is timed to coincide with International Women’s Day. Be among the first to see excerpts from this gripping documentary which tells the unforgettable stories of nine girls from different countries around the world who face a variety of challenges – from arranged marriages to child slavery. Yet, despite these obstacles, these girls are able to get an education and change their lives. “Girl Rising” is an inspirational film from Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins and the award-winning Documentary Group.

Following the screening of selected scenes from the film, there will be a panel discussion with education experts from around the world who will drill down on the variety of challenges girls face in getting an education. The panel will include experts from India and Turkey as well as others involved with education initiatives at home and abroad.

Registration
There is no charge for this event. Refreshments are included.

There is overwhelming interest in this event! We have reached capacity and started a waiting list.  If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email Andrea Solomon at andrea@worldpittsburgh.org.  We will contact you as seats become available.

Questions?
Call 412-281-7970 or email welcome@worldpittsburgh.org.

This event is presented as part of Bricolage’s Fifth Wall series, which breaks down the barriers between scripted storytelling and current events by bringing the world at large to the local stage.

With special thanks to the Eden Hall Foundation

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